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FILE PHOTO: International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President Rene Fasel answers a question during a news conference at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young MOSCOW (Reuters) – The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) will try to ensure Russia retains the right to host the 2023 world ice hockey championship, IIHF President
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FILE PHOTO: Oct 21, 2019; Chiba, JAPAN; Tiger Woods plays a tee shot on the 7th hole during The Challenge: Japan Skins golf competition at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Matt Roberts-USA TODAY/File Photo/File Photo MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A Presidents Cup rivalry all but buried by decades of American dominance flickered back to
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on Wednesday shed very little light into the NFL’s investigation of the organization for videotaping the Cincinnati Bengals’ sideline this past weekend. FILE PHOTO: Nov 24, 2019; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick warms up his hands before the game against the Dallas Cowboys
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Ben Bishop recorded 26 saves as the Dallas Stars posted a 2-0 victory over the visiting New Jersey Devils on Tuesday mere hours after firing coach Jim Montgomery. Dec 10, 2019; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Stars goaltender Ben Bishop (30) defends the goal against New Jersey Devils right wing Kyle Palmieri (21) during the third
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The Philadelphia Eagles’ 23-17 overtime victory Monday against the New York Giants came with a heavy price. Jan 21, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings in the second quarter during the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Geoff
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The Dallas Stars fired head coach Jim Montgomery on Tuesday, citing “unprofessional conduct,” but would not comment further on the circumstances surrounding his dismissal. FILE PHOTO: Dec 1, 2019; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Dallas Stars head coach Jim Montgomery looks on in the third period against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. Mandatory Credit:
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian high jump world champion Maria Lasitskene on Tuesday accused her country’s own sports authorities of failing to protect athletes from the deepening doping crisis, in a rare public broadside at top officials. FILE PHOTO: Athletics – World Athletics Championships – women’s high jump final – London Stadium, London, Britain – August
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Dec 3, 2019; San Antonio, TX, USA; Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni talks with official James Capers (19) about a disputed dunk by James Harden in the second half at the AT&T Center. The basket was not allowed. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Dunn-USA TODAY Sports The NBA denied the protest the Houston Rockets filed in
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(Reuters) – Rory McIlroy has ruled out playing in Saudi Arabia next month, saying he has no interest in contesting the Jan. 30-Feb. 2 tournament that has offered lavish appearance fees to attract many of the world’s top players. FILE PHOTO: Golf – European Tour – Alfred Dunhill Links Championship – St Andrews, Scotland, Britain
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(Reuters) – Briton Anthony Joshua, who reclaimed his world heavyweight titles with a clinical victory over Andy Ruiz Jr on Sunday, says a health issue had left him tired and drained before his shock defeat to the Mexican-American in their first fight in June. Boxing – Anthony Joshua poses with the IBF, WBA, WBO &
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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary showed it remains the dominant force in teqball, a hybrid sport mixing football with table tennis, winning the singles and doubles world titles on Sunday. Csaba Banyik of Hungary in action at the Teqball World Championships in Budapest, Hungary December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Tamas Kaszas Adam Blazsovics easily won the singles title
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DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – Britain’s Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr on a unanimous points decision in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to seize back the heavyweight world championship belts he lost to his Mexican-American opponent in a shock upset last June. Boxing – Andy Ruiz Jr v Anthony Joshua – IBF, WBA, WBO &
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Ian Cole scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the second period as the Colorado Avalanche handed the Boston Bruins their first regulation home loss of the season, 4-1, on Saturday. Dec 7, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ian Cole (28) shoots and scores against the Boston Bruins during the second period at the
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